Bárbara Rousseaux

MA Student Bárbara Rousseaux is an economist who works in the creative field. Throughout her career, she coordinated several cultural projects, human rights initiatives, and worked as an arts journalist. In 2018, Bárbara moved to South Africa to work at the Embassy of Argentina and coordinate their cultural programme. Since then, she has been harnessing cultural […]

Abdirizak Muhumed

PhD Student Abdirizak Muhumed is a Researcher & Independent Consultant, a PhD student in the Department of Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), and a recipient of the Violent States, States of Violence PhD scholarship hosted by the Society, Work & Politics Institute (SWOP). Muhumed holds an MA in Political Studies, a BA (Hons) […]

Nkosana Sithole

MA Student I am a previous Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow (MMUF) as well as a GLUS Sue Ledwith awardee, currently a Mellon Mays Research Fellow (South Africa) in its Mellon Pipeline Development Program (MPDP) under the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a graduate student at the University of the Witwatersrand pursuing my Masters in Political […]

Masilo Silokazi

MA Student Masilo Silokazi is an accomplished academic and leader, currently pursuing her MA in Critical Diversity Studies at Wits University. She holds a BA in Humanities and a BAHons in Drama and Theatre Studies (cum laude) from Stellenbosch University. She is deeply passionate about gender, culture, women, and sexuality studies. An avid reader of […]

ArtTalk 50/30 | Reparation. Redux at the National Arts Festival

The ArtTalk 50/30 series explores the deep existential questions humanity faces with key thinkers, artists and healers. This multi-disciplinary ritual seeks to cleanse and heal the land, and humans, by invoking the ancestors through story-telling, song, dance, film and indigenous ritual.